NEW CLIENTS FOR VERMONT AD FIRM, MOONDYNE AGENCY.Draker Solar Design, LLC and Vermont Hand Crafters, Inc. have both partnered with Burlington communications company Moondyne Agency.Draker Solar, a key player in the green technology sector and specialist in fully integrated ‘green’ data acquisition, has charged Moondyne Agency with developing a new look and feel for the growing brand’s print and collateral efforts.Also this spring, Moondyne Agency added Vermont Hand Crafters (VHC) to its roster of clients. VHC was formed in 1955 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and sale of Vermont crafts. They have enlisted Moondyne’s services in multiple. Agency duties include re-branding, print advertising, television, and radio. Portions of the brand’s transition to a new image are to be in place for VHC’s 54th annual Holiday Craft & Art Show, an event which takes place in South Burlington each November.Moondyne Agency, located at 5 Lawson Lane in Burlington, offers creative brand advertising solutions to a wide range of regionally based businesses. Lawson Lane is located between St. Paul Street and Pine Street, just west of Burlington’s City Hall Park. For more information call (802) 310-3326 or visit www.moondyneagency.com(link is external).
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, asked by reporters if he supported the drawdown, said: “Yes I do as long as there’s a plan to figure out how he’s going to deal with ISIS.”Last month during a meeting with the Iraqi prime minister, Trump redoubled his promise to withdraw the US troops still in Iraq.Trump’s meeting with the Iraqi leader came amid a new spike in tensions between Washington and Tehran after Washington said it would seek to reinstate all previously suspended US sanctions on Iran at the United Nations.Iraq’s parliament had voted earlier this year for the departure of foreign troops from Iraq, and US and other coalition troops have been leaving as part of a drawdown. Topics : The United States military on Wednesday announced that it would reduce its presence in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000 troops this month, formalizing a long-expected move.Last month, Reuters reported that the United States was expected to reduce its troops presence in Iraq by about a third.The United States has around 5,200 troops that were deployed in Iraq to fight the Islamic State militant group. Officials in the US-led coalition say Iraqi forces are now mostly able to handle the remnants of Islamic State on their own. “We are continuing to expand on our partner capacity programs that enable Iraqi forces and allow us to reduce our footprint in Iraq,” Marine General Frank McKenzie, the head of US Central Command, said during a visit to Iraq.A senior administration official had said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump would be announcing a reduction of US troops from Iraq.The United States and Iraq in June affirmed their commitment to the reduction of US troops in the country in coming months, with no plans by Washington to maintain permanent bases or a permanent military presence.In 2016 Trump campaigned on ending America’s “endless wars,” but US troops remain in countries like Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, albeit in smaller numbers.